Patrolman William Deans

Patrolman William Deans

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, June 24, 1922

Add to My Heroes

William Deans

Patrolman Deans suffered a fatal heart attack after being kicked in the groin. Patrolman Deans was arresting the man for obstructing traffic when the assault took place. He was able to handcuff the man before collapsing. Patrolman Deans was taken to Flushing Hospital where he died a short time later.

Patrolman Deans was assigned to the Flushing Police Station (modern day 114th Precinct).


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

Most Recent Reflection

View all 8 Reflections

Rest in peace Patrolman Deans.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 24, 2019

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.